midwives

Meet the nurses fighting on the front lines — with no ammunition

Semakaleng Phafoli

Public health systems are driven by nurses. Yet, they have little authority.


SA's midwives chart a new course

Ina Skosana

Scandinavian expertise is helping to train top nurses in how to handle difficult pregnancies.


The world needs midwives, now more than ever

Comment: May 5 is International Midwife Day: a day to acknowledge the vital impact midwives have on maternal health in South Africa.


Midwives deliver life-saving care

Lesley Odendal

Adequate midwifery services could prevent the needless deaths of millions of mothers and babies each year.